The Rain Barrels Are Coming!

What happens when artists at the Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) bring children, adults, and elders together to paint rain barrels? For starters, we build community. We believe in making waves for water conservation through our paintings and luscious images. We raise awareness of water as a natural resource. We demonstrate to homeowners and businesses […]

Celebrate Earth Day Through The Artist’s Eye

April and May, what better way to celebrate Earth Day than with a new exhibition and a plein air (outdoor) painting workshop in May. Feast your eyes on a wealth of work from local artists expressing their vision through sculpture, painting, found objects, works on paper, and sustainable art. Work by both professional and emerging […]

Plein Air (Outdoor) Landscape Workshop

Great weather, a group of both students and professional artists, all together and painting. What better way to feed your spirit? Saturday, May 25, 10 am to 2 pm. Meet at 11 West Mt. Airy Avenue. Instructor: Joyce Klinefelter (bio below). We meet at the Mt. Airy Art Garage and introduce you to the basics of […]

It’s Time For Another Quiltapalooza With Sarah Bond

Are you a quilter? Or have you always wanted to give it a try?  Well, it’s time to join Sarah Bond at MAAG for another Quiltapalooza! This Friday, May 17, is ON! 6-10 pm. Come on over and start a string quilt. This simple and quick method builds quilt squares on a muslin foundation using the […]

Jazz Jam’s Coming…And Tank Wants To Talk About It

Hey Jazz Lovers… As I told you. We were gonna raise the roof…and raise it we did! April’s Jam was the best—a good turnout of musicians and spectators. We began with a few medium standards and worked our way up to a few bossas. The night was warm, but through all of the jazzy tunes, […]

You Don’t Need To Be An Artist To Find Your Heart’s Delight At Our Upcoming Artists’ Garage Sale This Saturday, May 11

With the arrival of Spring, garage sale season is upon us and here at MAAG, it’s no exception. So, on Saturday, May 11, from 10 AM-3 PM, we’re holding an Artists’ Garage Sale and inviting all of YOU!  Our artists are looking to lighten their loads and clean out their spaces—all to your advantage! And […]

Jazz Jam…How Far We’ve Come

Just sitting back and thinking about how far we’ve come. The MAAG Jazz Jam has really brought fourth some good local talent. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month – it’s become what many musicians have been looking for…a place to unwind with their instruments, some good times and good people.  When we begin to unload our […]

Call For Artists: In Celebration Of Earth Day

  This show is a celebration of the earth through the artist’s eye.  Works can reflect the beauty of undisturbed nature, landscapes with and without human influence, cityscapes, the negative impact of humans on the earth, and works with animal subjects. We are interested in works that speak to concerns of sustainability, global warming, and […]

Artist in Residence Studios Available May 1 @ MAAG

Studio #5 will be available May 1. It’s got 2 massive windows that let the light pour into 300 sq. ft of heaven.  Recently built, this is our largest studio.  We’ve got heat, AC, and 2 handicapped accessible bathrooms.$575/mo., year’s lease, and you are permitted to share the space with another artist. Studio #4 will […]

Wow! International Women’s Day – Where Do We Even Begin?

It’s often difficult to re-cap such a whirlwind weekend. Yet, let me start here: Thank you. To all of the performers, attendees, and volunteers, you truly made last weekend’s celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) an unforgettable one. Without your inspiring work and  participation, we wouldn’t have been able to spread the message of IWD […]